Asst. Prof. of Methodist Studies

Candler School of Theology @ Emory University in Georgia

Deadline March 01, 2014
Date Posted December 19, 2013
Type Tenured, tenure track
Salary Competitive
Employment Type Full-time


Candler School of Theology invites applications and nominations for a full-time, tenure trackfaculty position in Methodist Studies beginning Fall 2014. Review of applications will begin February 1, 2014.

The person appointed to this position will be committed to theological education, preparing women and men for ministries in the church and the world. Successful applicants will hold a terminal academic degree (Ph.D. or equivalent) in history of Christianity, historical theology, or a related discipline, with a current research focus in North American religious history and/or the Wesleyan traditions. The rank for the position is open and ABDs in appropriate disciplines will be considered.United Methodist/Wesleyan candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

The person selected for the position will develop and teach courses in North American and Methodist religious history, theology and broader cognate disciplines, supporting the curriculum of Candler School of Theology and Emory University’s Graduate Division of Religion.The appointee will teach in Candler’s M.Div., M.T.S., M.R.L and Th.M. programs, offer classes in the regular sequence of Methodist history and theology courses, and participate in the faculty rotation for the Contextual Education program.  The successful candidate will have a research and publication agenda to equip them to participate in the Graduate Division of Religion. In addition to teaching and research, faculty members of Candler School of Theology are committed to service, both within the school and in the larger church and community.

Applications, nominations and recommendations may be sent to Methodist Studies Search, c/o Brenda Roberts, Manager, Faculty Development and Support Services, Candler School of Theology, Emory University, 1531 Dickey Drive, Atlanta, GA  30322, or email documents in Microsoft Word or PDF to


Candidates should include a letter of interest, curriculum vitae, an official transcript of the highest degree earned (sent directly to Candler from the granting institution), and three letters of recommendation.  Applications will be accepted until March 1, 2014.

 Emory University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.